Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Eric Hoffer (190283)
It is probably true that business corrupts everything it touches. It corrupts politics, sports, literature, art, labor unions and so on. But business also corrupts and undermines monolithic totalitarianism. Capitalism is at its liberating best in a noncapitalist environment.
ERIC HOFFER, Thoughts of Eric Hoffer, Including: Absolute Faith Corrupts Absolutely, The New York Times Magazine, April 25, 1971, p. 50.